Meaning of Nihilism

English: Nihilism
Bangla: ধ্বংসবাদ
Hindi: विनाशवाद, शून्यवाद, नास्तिवाद
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

total rejection of established laws and institutions.

Definition: 2

anarchy, terrorism, or other revolutionary activity.

Definition: 3

total and absolute destructiveness, especially toward the world at large and including oneself: the power-mad nihilism that marked Hitler's last years.

Definition: 4

Philosophy. an extreme form of skepticism: the denial of all real existence or the possibility of an objective basis for truth. nothingness or nonexistence.

Definition: 5

(sometimes initial capital letter) the principles of a Russian revolutionary group, active in the latter half of the 19th century, holding that existing social and political institutions must be destroyed in order to clear the way for a new state of society and employing extreme measures, including terrorism and assassination.